Definition of highlight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhaɪlaɪt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaɪlaɪt//
    Describing hair
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  1. 1  the best, most interesting or most exciting part of something One of the highlights of the trip was seeing the Taj Mahal. The highlights of the match will be shown later this evening. My dance class is the highlight of my week.
  2. 2highlights [plural] areas of hair that are lighter than the rest, usually because a chemical substance has been put on them She’s had blonde highlights put into her hair. compare lowlights See related entries: Describing hair
  3. 3highlights [plural] (specialist) the light or bright part of a picture or photograph
  4. Extra examples Recorded highlights of the match will be shown later tonight. The highlight of the week was Saturday’s firework display. The real highlight of the trip for me was the visit to the Tower of London. streamed video highlights from today’s news
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